Likely hood of property taxes going up is on the township regulations. You must inquire within the township regarding the improvements and the amount of potential cost increase in property taxes.
If you really did not like the improvements and would like to re-do the improvements, you must factor in the budget for the changes. It ultimately depends on what you really want to do.
Also, you cannot make any changes to the house prior to the closing.
We can only provide you with options, you have to make a decision.
I hope this helps !!
PERSONALLY, and not not as a real estate agent, if the house has improvements you don't want or like maybe the house doesn't really meet your tastes, even if it's in your budget?.
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As previously mentioned: if you are not workign with a Realtor, please reach out to us so we can answer any other questions you may have in private by phone or email. We are very familar with the Edison area. Some of our team members lived in Edison and some still do. We can be reached at (908) 912-5295 or via email at Toni@MorettiTeam.com. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
glad you were able to utilize information you received on this form. However I am still curious as to why you decided not to buy the house just based on the permit issue. It is the owners responsibility to obtain the final permits for the CCO otherwise they cannot sell their home.
where the owners unwilling to do the necessary things to obtain the final permit? Or was it just going to take too much time?
please let us know what made you make that decision... And if you're still looking in Middlesex County and don't have a reator, that's my specialty area, especially Edison. I'd love to talk to you.
Selling Price of the house is with the present condition, whether improvements are with permit or without permit.
In the Edison township when you apply for CCO Inspector will look into and if they find the improvement is done without permit, they will not issue CCO.
Ultimately you have to decide what are you looking for.
Please contact me either on my cell # 732 547 3754 or email email@example.com for further in detail discussion
I apoligize for taking so long to respond as I was away for a few days. Again, if you are not workign with a Realtor, please reach out to us so we can answer any other questions you may have in private by phone or email. We are very familar with the Edison area. Some of our team members lived in Edison and some still do. We can be reached at (908) 912-5295 or via email at Toni@MorettiTeam.com. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Thank you for posting your question on Trulia. There are many variables with regard to this question. We are assuming you have a Realtor and Attorney working on your behalf. If you are working with a "for sale by owner", please check out what type of permits were needed. With regard to the rise in taxes, much depends on what type of improvements were made. Just to reiterate, if you are working with a Realtor and an Attorney, please pose this question to them as they are working with and for you. In the event you are not working wtih a Realtor, please feel free to reach out to the MorettiTeam. We are very familar with the Edison area. Some of our team members lived in Edison and some still do. We can be reached at (908) 912-5295 or via email at Toni@MorettiTeam.com. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Second if you aren't working with an agent, no need to get a referral from another agent. I have lived in Edison since 1983, and know this town as well , if not better than, anyone. Check my profile.
I am really curious as to the improvements made that could be so extensive that you would think it would significantly increase the taxes, and what they are that they are something you don't want/need? Is been my experience with buyers that it's preferable to have upgrades already present in a home they purchase as opposed to to having to budget for doing them later down the road at their own expense.
Frankly, and I will probably catch heck for this, I can't imagine an agent being okay with you purchasing a particular home if you have such reservations about it unless it's you who wants to move ahead solely because of the price.
I work with an excellent agent in the Edison/Highland Park area who knows the ins and out of that area and can help you. Let me know if you want her name and contact information. You might want to at least speak with her before you move forward.
Wishing you the best,